Brooklyn Local 2 | Brooklyn Brewery

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4.05/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery
New York, United States
brooklynbrewery.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Here in Brooklyn we’ve combined European malt and hops, Belgian dark sugar, and raw wildflower honey from a New York family farm to create Brooklyn Local 2. Our special Belgian yeast adds hints of spice to the dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate flavors. After 100% bottle re-fermentation, the beer reveals a marvelous dry complexity, enjoyable by itself or at the dinner table.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,894
Reviews:
550
Ratings:
1,421
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
307
Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beer color is a dark brown, with a hint of rust. Produced a big 3 finger, beige head.

Aroma is of light citrus, and a woodsy/leather like smell.

Taste was similar, but with a little hop presence, and a noticeable, but not overwhelming alcohol after taste. High carbonation, and light-medium body.

Tasty, would buy again.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a reddish brown with goodly sized head that dissipates slowly. Leaves behind nice amount of lacing.

Smell: Slight aroma, hints of tropical fruits.

Taste: Very sweet, more tropical fruits and dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel: A bit of a heavy mouthfeel with a lot of carbonation.

Overall: I love malt forward (sweet) beers, so this one is a winner to me!

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Brooklyn Local 2 from Brooklyn Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 1,421 ratings
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